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|Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Adjunct Professor at the University of California at Berkeley and facilitator of the California Vocabulary Forum, will lead this interactive online presentation on the role of word lists in vocabulary instruction. The uses of particular word lists in the design and implementation of vocabulary programs that seek to close the gap between high- and low-achieving students will be the focus of the presentation.|
|Clips from an audiotaped interview with Robert J. Marzano, author of Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement (ASCD, 2004) and Building Academic Vocabulary (with D.J. Pickering, ASCD, 2005), will be included in the webcast.
Archived Events with Elfrieda H. Hiebert
A School Immersed in Vocabulary
A County Immersed in Vocabulary with Frank Smith, Director of Elementary Education at the Stanislaus County Office of Education
Critical Science Vocabulary
Audio clips with Gina Cervetti, literacy researcher on the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading project at Lawrence Hall of Science/University of California, Berkeley, will also be part of the webcast. Dr. Cervetti will describe the manner in which a designated group of words is the foundation for the program's activities and texts.
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Elfrieda Hiebert, Adjunct Professor, University of California, Berkeley